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There are a lot of bad side effects of being pregnant. It's extremely uncomfortable, you feel like a whale, constantly being asked to pee in a cup, people touching your belly without asking... The list goes on. But there were some good things that happen while you're pregnant, too.

10 Things I Miss About Being Pregnant



One Simple Way to Save Money on Diapers 2
Diapers are a necessary evil. You need them and you need a lot of them. (Unless you're a superhero and use cloth diapers. Go you but I have no energy or time for that.) So since you need a bunch of them, you're probably wondering how to save money on them. Here's the one thing I do.

One Simple Way to Save Money on Diapers





The process of introducing your baby to your cat is a lot longer than you think. It’s not just a howdy-do here’s your new roommate type of situation. Since your baby is going to grow so fast, your cat is going to have to get used to each stage of the baby’s life just like you do. Spoiler alert: your cat will hate your child as a toddler. Here’s how to introduce your baby to your cat.     { Post contains affiliate links }

Introducing Your Baby to Your Cat



Gift Ideas for Working Moms 3
I'm a working mom. I actually have two jobs if you count blogging. (I do.) So I've put together a list of gift ideas for other working moms. Here's a quick list of a few things I've picked out that are sure to be a hit.

Gift Ideas for Working Moms


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I have found my favorite brand of toys, and it's Melissa and Doug. Their toys are so simple and allow your child to use their imagination while they're playing and learning. They have a such a wide variety of options. Let me show you a few of my favorites.

8 of the Best Melissa and Doug Toys for Toddlers


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GUEST POST | I’m at that age when all of my friends are getting married and having babies. While I’m waiting for my own little ones, I am having a lot of fun being the awesome aunt. For my part, I have a ‘niece’ and a ‘nephew’ whom I love dearly, and for whom I would do (or buy) just about anything. And with Christmas fast approaching, I need a lot of different ideas.

5 Ways to Spoil Your Nieces and Nephews



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Ebates and Swagbucks offer cash back from online shopping. You can find stores from their websites, or you can shop your favorite stores and enable the cashback from their browser extension. But which one is better? What features do they have? What's different about them? Well, let's take a look!

Ebates vs. Swagbucks: Which is Better?



Simple Style Tips for Working Moms 11
I'm not what you would call a Fashionista. I like to get ready for work with minimal effort because I like getting as much sleep as I can. Plus, I have to deal with getting a toddler ready to go to Grandma's house for the day. I still have to look professional at work, though. I've mastered the art of finding simple solutions to looking like an actual professional human in the workplace. Here are my top tips to get that simple professional mom style.

Simple Style Tips for Busy Working Moms



Is Your Child Behind in Development? A Helpful Guide | Toot's Mom is Tired 13
One of the first questions on every parent's mind is: "is my child behind in development?" It's a big fear that we have. We want our kids to excel and be ahead of the curve but we also worry that they are falling behind. But how are you supposed to know what skills they're supposed to develop and when they should be fully developed? Luckily, your doctor will keep you on track. Here's how they assess your child's skill development.

Is Your Child Behind in Development?


How Do Bloggers Make Money? | Toot's Mom is Tired
Ever wonder how bloggers make money? You're not alone. That's usually the first question I get when I tell people that I make money with my blog and run it like a business. There are several ways that bloggers earn extra cash, a comfortable living, or even millions from running a blog. Most will use a combination of techniques but they might not do all of them. Rarely does a blogger restrict their income to just one source. Here are 5 ways bloggers can make money.

How Do Bloggers Make Money?


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Your husband probably has his own man cave somewhere in the house or garage. Why not get him some great gifts to go in it? Here are 12 things my husband says guys need in their man caves.

12 Essentials for Your Husband’s Man Cave